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# Problem: A sled of mass m is given a kick on a frozen pond. The kick imparts to the sled an initial speed of v. The coefficient of kinetic friction between sled and ice is µk. Use energy considerations to find the distance the sled moves before it stops.

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A sled of mass m is given a kick on a frozen pond. The kick imparts to the sled an initial speed of v. The coefficient of kinetic friction between sled and ice is µk. Use energy considerations to find the distance the sled moves before it stops.

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